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2021 GMC Yukon XL
AT4 4WD
MSRP
$67,800
Invoice
$64,139
Average Price Paid
$67,800
56 listings nationwide

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2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD
MSRP
$82,195
Invoice
$78,496
Average Price Paid
$82,195
8 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 GMC Yukon XL
AT4 4WD
Fair Price
$69,342
Good Price
$65,348
Great Price
$63,064
2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD
Fair Price
$86,763
Good Price
$80,156
Great Price
$76,378

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 GMC Yukon XL
AT4 4WD
Josh Jacquot Preview:

The GMC Yukon XL has been completely redesigned for 2021, resulting in more interior space while maintaining a similar overall length. This new package is offered in the SLE, SLT, and ...

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The Cadillac Escalade isn't just a luxury family hauler. It's one of the most high-tech SUVs you can buy today. In its Escalade ESV format, the model offers buyers more cargo room but ...

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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

Specs

2021 GMC Yukon XL
AT4 4WD
2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
20 MPG
13 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
19 MPG
26 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 28 gal 28.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Power
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
277 hp @ 3,750 RPM
420 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
460 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
460 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
15:1
11.5:1
Displacement
5,300 cc
3,000 cc
6,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.62 in
3.3 in x 3.54 in
4.06 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 44.5 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 42 in 41.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 41.5 cu ft 41.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,698 lbs 1,548 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,600 lbs 7,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 8,100 lbs 7,900 lbs
Exterior
Length 225.2 in 227 in
Width 81 in 81.1 in
Height 76.5 in 76.4 in
Wheelbase 134.1 in 134.1 in

Available Options

2021 GMC Yukon XL
AT4 4WD
2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Mocha Metallic
  • Dark Moon Blue Metallic
  • Infrared Tintcoat
  • Sandstone Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Metallic

Option Packages

  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 12-Spoke Chrome Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 12-Spoke Gloss Black Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Multi-Spoke Polished Alloy Wheels With Dark Android Gloss Finish
  • LPO, Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
  • LPO, Bright Sport Mesh Grille With GALVANO Surround
  • LPO, Cargo Convenience Package
  • LPO, Cat-Back Performance Exhaust
  • LPO, Illuminated Door Sill Plates, Front And Rear
  • LPO, Illumination Package
  • LPO, Performance Upgrade Package
  • LPO, Radiant Package

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